Mary Gibbs, AICPDirector of Community Development
239-221-5036 Phone
239-319-2235 Fax*

The Community Development Department coordinates the land use, zoning, site development and permit process. It provides information to the public, builders and developers about the Village’s land use policies and procedures.

As Director, Gibbs advises and assists the Village’s Planning and Zoning and Design Review Boards in all of their meeting preparations, hearings and deliberations.

Check Permit Status & Schedule Inspection

Land Development Code

Land Development Code
LDC Update Website

Comprehensive Plan

TypePlanning Documents

Staff Directory

9401 Corkscrew Palms Circle
Estero, Florida 33928

Phone: 239-221-5036
Fax: 239-319-2235

*Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Walter McCarthy
Walter McCarthyDevelopment Review Manager
Stanley Knight
Stanley KnightCode Compliance Officer
Steve Fontz
Steve FontzInspector
Lisa Reitbauer
Lisa ReitbauerAdministrative Assistant, Planning & Zoning
Marybeth DeGarmo
Marybeth DeGarmoAdministrative Assistant, Community Development
Matt Noble
Matt NoblePrincipal Planner
Mark Muraczewski
Mark MuraczewskiSenior Planner
Sheryl Hopping
Sheryl HoppingPermit Supervisor
James Gardner
James GardnerPermit Technician
Maryann Devanas
Maryann DevanasZoning Technician

Building & Permitting Services

The Village of Estero Building & Permitting Services processes Commercial and Residential Building permit applications and Reviews Plans for compliance with The Village of Estero Building and Zoning requirements and all provisions of the laws of the State of Florida, and all regulation relating to or applying to Building, Plumbing, Electrical, Low-Voltage, Roofing, Air Conditioning and/or all other types of construction activity.

Design Review

The Village of Estero Design Review Board reviews development orders and signage for compliance with architectural and landscape standards.

Planning & Zoning

The Village of Estero Planning & Zoning Board review comprehensive plan amendments, zoning, rezoning and DRI requests.